A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Gökbudak in Turkey on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:20:11 / 7:20 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bas2. Id of event: us6000bas2. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 42.6525° East, 37.9229° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/08/20 / 2020-08-07 19:20:11 / August 7, 2020 @ 7:20 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was İdil, Ahlat, Dargeçit. The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Van (c. 371 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Siirt (c. 114 000 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Zaxo (c. 95 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Cizre (c. 81 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Silopi (c. 74 800 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Tatvan (c. 73 200 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Ahlat (c. 64 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Iraq (c. 29 672 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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